PWCS on-time graduation rate improves for 11th consecutive year
Posted on 10/02/2018
Positively PWCS 2018 on-time graduation rateThe on-time graduation rate for the class of 2018 in Prince William County Public Schools increased to 92.1 percent, according to a report released today by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). The PWCS on-time graduation rate surpasses the overall state rate of 91.6 percent and marks the 11th consecutive year of improvement. The 2018 graduation rate has increased nearly nine percent in a decade.

“This kind of success can only be achieved because of the important work that begins in our elementary schools, continues through our middle schools, and culminates in our high schools,” said Dr. Steve Walts, Superintendent of Schools. “I am very proud of the focused work we have done to ensure more of our students are graduating on time.”

The graduation rates of all student groups in PWCS, including black, Hispanic, white, Asian, economically disadvantaged, English learners, and students with disabilities, also surpassed the state averages.

The overall PWCS graduation rates for the past four years follow:

2017 - 91.8 percent
2016 - 91.75 percent
2015 - 91.41 percent
2014 - 90.56 percent